n the date of Friday, May 4, 2018 the students once again took a trip to the distant past with the History class instructed by adjunct professor, Michelle Brown. Our history was once again found in our veritable backyard as we packed the vehicles with students to head out to Fort Crailo in Rensselaer, NY.
On the date of Friday, May 11, 2018 our students and their proud relatives gathered around an enormous tent at one of the College Experience houses to acknowledge the culmination of a two-year journey.
About a year ago, Matt Fonner, an alumnus from the 2014-2016 class, decided he wanted to earn his Learner’s Permit, which is the first critical step toward learning how to drive independently.
The College Experience is now celebrating a major professional accomplishment of Mia Carr who just earned her certification as a Certified Daycare Assistant (CDA)! Mia has been working in childcare for a couple of years now and is from the class of 2014-2016. Earning her CDA required a two year commitment.
On the evening of Thursday, April 26, 2018 we celebrated Jennifer Richard who received the Champions of Character award bestowed by Sage Colleges. A table of Living Resources staff congregated at Franklin Plaza where Jennifer was honored at their annual banquet along with other educational leaders within the Capital Region.
The awesome Alumni Activities Club enjoys taking graduates to recreational adventures locally and even out-of-state. The alumni take the initiative to meet with staff once a month to propose activities and figure out the resources as well as the logistics to make them come to fruition.
On Sunday, April 8, 2018 a group of students and alumni of the College Experience joined the Saint Rose community for their third annual Autism U-Knighted Walk. The Autism Walk proceeds benefit the college’s Friday Knights Program that provides safe and fun activities for students to do in the evening.
On Saturday, April 7, 2018 students and alumni attended Comic Con in Albany with its endless parade of living legends, celebrities, voice actors memorabilia, nostalgia, costumes, and everything else that fills the dreams of those who love comic book folklore and a few other genres.
The College Experience has helped me gain independence by learning how to cook and how to budget here and there. The program teaches you how to advocate for yourself, and I wish it went longer than a two-year program so I could learn to do more things on my own. I love my apartment because…
Our 19-year-old College Experience senior, David Lieberman accompanied his staff member, Jesse Saperstein to Mercy College on the evening of Monday, February 26, 2018! They both co-delivered a lecture to the students of Professor Eileen Hoffman’s class that focuses on studying the complexities of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Most of the students in the class…